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Label Review Training: Module 1: Label Basics, Page 17

Section 4: Why is labeling important?

Key Points

  • Proper labeling minimizes harmful effects on health and the environment, supports compliance and enforcement efforts, and conserves federal and state resources.
  • Improper labeling increases the risk of harmful effects on health and the environment, undermines compliance and enforcement efforts, and wastes federal and state resources.
  • If a label is not enforceable, then users who misuse a product might not be prosecuted, and victims of a product's misuse might not be compensated.
  • By reviewing labels according to the core principles, the label reviewer's actions positively affect state and federal resources, human and animal health, and the environment. 

Progress Check

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